Erik John Bertel
I'm the author of the Flores Girl Trilogy and the trilogy starts with the Children God Forgot Science Fiction Adventure Novel. The podcast has had over 225,000 downloads while the eBook novel has been downloaded over 75,000 times. For fans of the novel you will be pleased to know that the sequel to the first Flores Girl novel, “The Scared and the Profane”, is near completion. In the second novel, Sarah is transformed from the prey of the first novel into a classic reluctant hero.
Additionally, there are several prequels and sequel novels to Flores Girl that I am working on as well. One of the stories, actually a novella,has an alternative life-path for Sarah that fans of Flores Girl might find interesting or even disturbing.
My educational background includes having survived SUNY at Stony Brook and obtaining a degree biology while training as a physical anthropologist. Professionally, I have enjoyed a successful career in product marketing with several large Fortune 1000 companies. Previous to my recent writing efforts I have expressed myself, and continue to do so, by painting post-modern art. I had the good fortune to study with Laurence Alloway, the art critic who coined the phrase Pop Art, and I have enjoyed painting ever since. Yes, I am guilty of living in both sides of my brain and some might even say I should decide on one but you are what you are. If you are curious some of my older paintings are available for viewing at www.millenniumpainting.com.
Please feel free to contact me if you any questions regarding my novel at ebertel at floresgirl.com. Format it correctly or use this form!
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Flores Girl: The Children God Forgot
This sci fi adventure begins when two scientists Sarah and Richard discover the existence of a living human ancestor, Homo floresiensis on an isolated tropical island. In their unrelenting quest for knowledge, they unintentionally expose these innocents to the onslaught of the modern world including corporate raiders, Indonesian pirates (sorry, no Johnny Depp types!) and religious zealots.
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